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Thursday, 21 July 2011 09:11

Thursday Morning Music News: The Magnetic Fields return, Josh Ritter reads and the Black Keys get busy

Thursday Morning Music News: The Magnetic Fields return, Josh Ritter reads and the Black Keys get busy facebook.com/cheaptrick / Kim Gisborne
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Cheap Trick narrowly escaped death -- literally -- as the band's stage collapsed at the Ottawa Bluesfest, while it was on it.

Thinking about fighting at a Dave Grohl concert? Think again.

Warm up the DVR as a Radiohead TV Special will air this Saturday.

The 2011 Mercury Prize nominees are out, with Adele, PJ Harvey and Elbow leading the pack.

The killer heat wave has taken its toll on Loretta Lynn. The singer, recently hospitalized for heat exhaustion, has had to cancel some upcoming dates.

Bruce Springsteen showed up at a small bar in New Jersey to pay tribute to Clarence Clemons. Watch the video.

Spinner continues its feature on best opening and closing songs in movies, collecting reader favorites.

Chief architect of soul music, Jerry Ragovoy, has died at the age of 80.

Merge says the Magnetic Fields are coming back to the label for a new album.

The BBC reviews House of Rufus, the new, uber-opulent box set from Rufus Wainwright.

Graphic designer Alex Steinweiss, the man widely credited for creating the modern album cover, has died at the age of 94.

Country Standard Time has the scoop on a new Merle Haggard album, Working in Tennessee.

A to Z rounds up recent St. Louis concert announcements, including dates from Okkervil River and Joy Formidable.

Jens Lekman gives details on new EP and upcoming tour.

The Americana Music Association Conference and Festival confirmed that the Jayhawks, Robert Plant and Gregg Allman are all scheduled to appear.

The Flaming Lips' candy fetish knows no boundaries. The band is releasing three new songs hidden inside gummy fetuses.

Marketa Irglova of the Swell Season has gotten married. Not to be out done, Paul McCartney says he's getting hitched again.

Noel Gallagher can't believe that people aren't buying Beady Eye's new album. This raises a question: Has he heard it?

Want to download a new Nirvana tribute album? You'll have to like Spin's Facebook page and surrender your email first.

The Beastie Boys have a new mini-movie out for "Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win."

Just when you've had enough of Bono, he goes and does something kinda charming. U2 sang "Happy Birthday" in honor of Nelson Mandela in Philadelphia.

Roger Daltry tells the Daily Mail that Pete Townsend is "almost stone deaf."

Spin has details on a "really fast" new Black Keys album.

Michael Jackson's Thriller jacket is going on tour -- for charity.

Josh Ritter is playing a sold-out show in St. Louis on Friday and doing a reading at Left Bank Books at 5:30 p.m. that afternoon. Get psyched with a video reading of the first chapter of his new novel, featuring a big cast of friends and family.

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